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From Middle English sandi, from Old English sandiġ(sandy), equivalent to sand +‎ -y. Cognate with Dutch zandig(sandy), German sandig(sandy), Swedish sandig(sandy).



sandy (comparative sandier, superlative sandiest)

  1. Covered with sand.
  2. Sprinkled with sand.
  3. Like sand, especially in texture.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
  4. Having the colour of sand.
    sandy colour:    

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